Author Archives: Andy Lewis

About Andy Lewis

Andy is an author, pastor, and musician who lives in Santa Cruz California. Currently he serves as lead pastor at Faith Community Church in Santa Cruz

Do It Again!

I just emptied out my dishwasher for probably the 1 millionth time in my life. No it has to be about the 2 millionth time! I also have had a week of nothing but meetings and conversations that could leave … Continue reading

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Thankful For My Spiritual Heroes

I have many spiritual heroes in my life. People who I could look at and follow them “as they followed Christ.” My Dad and Mom are of course high on the list, but there are others as well. This morning … Continue reading

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I Think I’m One Of Those Cows

Right now Faith Community Church is in a study of the book of Amos. Man, it can be so easy to preach things at people, but it’s not easy to look deep into your own life as you study God’s … Continue reading

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Am I Willing To Be With God?

I just finished reading a wonderful interview with Richard Foster, a pastor who has spent the last 40 years trying to address the church about the importance of spiritual formation. In the Christianity Today article he is interviewed and makes … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz Breakdown

I’m a recovering control freak. I’ve been in this process of continually learning that a) I’m not really in control of anything – except my responses to God, others, and situations and b) the God who is in control does … Continue reading

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My Beautiful Concrete

Just look at how beautiful that square piece of concrete is. In my mind that flat monolith is a work of art! It represents a lot of sweat on my part, having to schlep 90 60lb bags of concrete into … Continue reading

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Brews And Bands

I don’t know how we got to this point where our Johnny Cash cover band Man In Black was given this opportunity. But this coming Saturday September 29 we get to play at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk first ever Bites … Continue reading

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